About Thompson Drilling

Thompson Drilling is an Australian owned and operated company providing quality, safe, technology driven drilling services to our clients.

Thompson Drilling has completed multiple In Situ Recovery (ISR) Production Well Fields in addition to thousands of metres of exploration and delineation drilling for Heathgate Resources at its Beverley and Four Mile Uranium Mine since 1999. Thompson Drilling is widely regarded as a technically competent soft sedimentary (ISR uranium production) well installation drilling company.

Thompson Drilling also undertakes various mineral exploration  drilling programs, both diamond and soft sedimentary drilling, as well as water bore installations (monitoring and production), dewatering projects and town water supplies. Thompson Drilling also have the technology to drill soft sedimentary open hole with diamond tails in Artesian areas. Thompson Drilling are also adept at drilling and setting pre-collars for oil and gas exploration wells. Thompson Drilling have a number of qualified Class 1, 2 and 3 Drillers.

Thompson Drilling is a third generation family company that has its origins in Millicent and the South East of South Australia. Formed in the early 1960’s Thompson Drilling has developed a solid and proud reputation for being a professional, innovative and reliable company that completes work on time and on budget. We work in all states in Australia.

Thompson Drilling continues to reinvest within the business in the form of R&D, training of our staff, and the continuing development of equipment and work practices. We maintain a fleet over 100 vehicles including Drilling Rigs, Cementing Units, Water Trucks, Mobile Caravans and Ancillary Equipment.